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The future of war – The new battlegrounds

War is still a contest of wills, but technology and geopolitical competition are changing its character, argues Matthew Symonds IN THE PAST, predictions about future warfare have often put too much emphasis on new technologies and doctrines. In the 19th century the speedy victory of the Prussian army over France …

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  “Self-restraint, which is a choice, is all that separates armistice and war.” ~GEN. VINCENT K. BROOKS, commander of United States troops in South Korea, in an unusually blunt warning to Pyongyang after it tested its first intercontinental ballistic missile on Tuesday. Source: Quotation of the Day: After North Korea …

We’re Edging Closer To Nuclear War | FiveThirtyEight

Experts are worried about India, Pakistan and North Korea. The nuclear football — a black briefcase containing an illustrated menu of doomsday scenarios — follows President Trump everywhere he goes. Like every U.S. commander-in-chief since John F. Kennedy, Trump has the sole authority to empty the American nuclear arsenal on …